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Dr. Rene Vidal, Associate Professor

September 2, 2014

Dr. Rene Vidal receives NSF Big Data Award

The BIGDATA grant provides $600K for three years to support the development of theory and algorithms for automatically discovering multiple low-dimensional structures in high-dimensional data.  Read on.

Lymphatic Endothetial Cells

September 2, 2014

Johns Hopkins researchers discover that an FDA-approved HIV drug may be useful in treating breast cancer metastasis

Use of drugs previously approved for other diseases, such as HIV and rheumatoid arthritis, opens attractive possibilities for treating cancer patients — as repurposed or repositioned drugs promises significant savings in development time and resources.  Read on.

Dan Wu, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) 2014 International Predoctoral Fellow

August 28, 2014

BME graduate student Dan Wu awarded HHMI International student fellowship

The $43,000 annual award will support her research efforts to develop diffusion MRI methods to probe brain microstructural changes during brain development and injury.  Read on.

Volunteers in the research study were unable to view the joystick that controlled movement of a dot on a screen that they were asked to blindly maneuver.

August 26, 2014

Error memories enable improved performance and faster learning

A study reveals that the brain controls how much it is willing to learn from the current error based on a previously unknown form of memory: a memory of errors.  Read on.

Design team members Clay Andrews, Eric Xie, Adarsha Malla, Bradley Isaacs, Anvesh Annadanam, Erica Schwarz, and Ravi Gaddipati

August 14, 2014

BME team wins 2014 DEBUT challenge with AccuSpine probe

A pedicle probe designed by Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering undergraduate students took first place in the NIH competition and was awarded a $20,000 prize.  Read on.

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Agent_Zero: Toward Neurocognitive Foundations for Generative Social Science

Tue., Sep. 2, 12:00 pm
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Speaker: Joshua M. Epstein, PhD

JHU - Professor, Emergency Medicine; Director, Center for Advanced Modeling in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences

Hosted by: Institute for Computational Medicine

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Machine Learning from Electronic Health Records

Wed., Sep. 3, 12:00 pm
Sherwood Theater, Levering Hall

Speaker: C. David Page, PhD

Professor, Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics

Hosted by: Institute for Computational Medicine

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